All Aboard the Meme Express – Thursday, April 9, 2009
On April 9, 1955, American singer and actor Bill Hayes made his way to the top of the popular music charts with “The Ballad of Davy Crockett.” The song was first heard as the theme for the Disney television series, Davy Crockett, in 1954, before reaching popular music hit status and selling more than two million copies.
With music by George Bruns and lyrics by Tom Blackburn, the song was soon recorded by Tennessee Ernie Ford and Fess Parker as well.
Here it is, “The Ballad of Davy Crockett,” sung by Bill Hayes:
Today’s Meme Express prompt is: frontier.
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